Commercial Restaurant Pest Control Hot Spots

Ok, so you’ve landed that big restaurant pest control account because the last guy in couldn’t seem to get ahold of the situation. What are you gonna do that’s different to solve the problem? Commercial pest control services are a whole different animal compared to residential and the level of commitment needs to go way up. Not that you don’t treat your homeowners well too- But often times you’re bare bones on your bids for these accounts and making return trips eat into your profits big time. You want to make sure that while you’re there, you are finding and solving the problem with the expectation of getting paid and not hunting down something you may have missed for free.

Well, while most articles might be about which products to use and what stands up better to the heat and moisture in such a place this ones not that. This is all about where to look and if you’ve had any experience in restaurant pest control, you know this can make all the difference. You see, I’ve often said, “Give me and ounce of store bought product and I can kill more bugs than a homeowner could with a gallon.” I bet you can too and the difference is knowledge of course and with that comes the knowing where to look.

My theory is that a commercial kitchen for a roach is a lot like going to Disney. Every where they look there is a wonderland of food, water and hiding spots galore. Sure there’s the ever dangerous log plume (your treatment) but so many times that ride doesn’t even exist by the next day being washed away or disintegrated by the heat and humidity. Even your baits have more competition than American Idol and those tiny little dots smeared under a stainless steel table dry crusty and turn brown.

No, the difference for you is all about where you look and finding even that one lone nymph behind the clipboard hanging on a wall. Over the years I’ve found some real classic spots and that’s what my video is going to show you. It’s not a complete list by any means but hopefully it will add to your library of what you’ve seen in your experiences. From roaches in the dishwasher to the wheels of equipment grab yourself a flashlight and lets find some roaches.

About The Bug Doctor

Jerry Schappert is a certified pest control operator and Associate Certified Entomologist with over two and a half decades of experience from birds to termites and everything in between. He started as a route technician and worked his way up to commercial/national accounts representative. Always learning in his craft he is familiar with rural pest services and big city control techniques. Jerry has owned and operated a successful pest control company since 1993 in Ocala,Florida. While his knowledge and practical application has benefitted his community Jerry wanted to impart his wisdom on a broader scale to help many more. was born from that idea in 2007 and has been well received. It is the goal of this site to inform you with his keen insights and safely guide you through your pest control treatment needs.

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